Western North Carolina – The Tribune proudly recognizes students from our area acknowledged by their respective educational institutes of higher learning.
Spartanburg Methodist College
Hailey Dawn Breeding of Leicester, NC, was named a 2021 Presidential Ambassador of the Year at Spartanburg Methodist College. One or more Presidential Ambassadors who go above and beyond their job description and expectations receive this award.
Mars Hill University
Mars Hill University’s Judge-McRae School of Nursing marked National Nurses Week (May 6-12) on Friday, May 7 by holding the pinning ceremony for this year’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates in Moore Auditorium. The spring 2021 graduates of MHU’s pre-licensure B.S.N. program are:
Hope Cody of Mars Hill
Eshaenee Davis of Brevard
Brianna Hughes of Burnsville
Sarah Johnson of Weaverville
Paige Massey of Weaverville
Kayla McCarson of Alexander
Monica Roberts of Weaverville
Debbie Shivers of Asheville
Emily Strange of Asheville
The following students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the Spring 2021 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours (exclusive of audit and pass/fail courses this semester) and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C (inclusive of audit, pass/fail courses and zero-credit courses).
Elizabeth Black of Arden
Benjamin Denton of Asheville
Isabel Hughes of Flat Rock
Kerry Koon of Asheville
Henry Monts of Weaverville
Zachary Payne of Asheville
Elizabeth Scott of Fletcher
Teel Walters of Swannanoa
Bob Jones University
The following local students are among approximately 665 Bob Jones University students named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2021 semester:
Emma Pope, a Junior Early Childhood Education major from Hendersonville.
Anna Tuttle, a Junior Graphic Design major from Hendersonville.
Jacqueline Templeton, a Freshman Nursing major from Asheville, was among approximately 800 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. The Dean’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.
Berry College recently welcomed its newest class of graduates.
Katie Kearns of Fairview.
Josh Pruett of Weaverville, who earned a BS degree in Exercise Science.
Phi Kappa Phi
The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Brandon Ward of Hendersonville at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Dawn Robuck of Asheville at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jeffrey Readman of Asheville at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jordan Goodwin of Asheville at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of the Cumberlands
The University of the Cumberlands wishes to honor the exemplary students who received special awards from their respective academic departments this spring. Departmental award winners include Cailee Henderson of Weaverville.
More than 350 students participated in the third annual Piedmont University Symposium on April 14. The high-profile event embodies the Piedmont Promise “practical” pillar by providing research opportunities for students. Among the student presenters was Taylor Hopkins of Hendersonville.